Provision of and Demand for Protective Constructions of the Torrent- and Avalanche Control Administration in Austria Today and Tomorrow

The topic of the project is to investigate the economic benefit accruing to society due to the provision of protective constructions of the torrent and avalanche control administration in Austria. To quantifiy the benefit for firms which are located in potentially hazardous zones is of particular interest. The results of the investigation will be used in the discussion on hazard control policies and will be useful for efficiently allocating public investments based on criteria of regional economics.